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University of Mississippi Medical Center
Program in Anatomy

Educational Program
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Director: Duane E. Haines, Ph.D.
Phone: 601-984-1640   Fax: 601-984-1655   E-Mail:
2500 North State Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39216 UNITED STATES
Department: Department of Anatomy
Institution: University of Mississippi Medical Center

Mission: Under the auspices of the Department of Anatomy, Ph.D. students may obtain research experience in primate neurophysiology and neuroanatomy. The Department of Psychiatry has programs studying drug dependence in non-human primates that are not listed here.

Principal Research Programs: Neuroanatomy of the brainstem pathways involved in oculomotor control; Connectivity and functional organization of the cortical oculomotor system; Somatosensory anatomy and chronic physiology; Vestibular neurophysiology - chronic and acute physiology

Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities available for: Graduate; Field work opportunities not available; Program emphasis: Neurophysiology; Neuroanatomy; Oculomotor; Vestibular; Somatosensory; Financial support usually available; Note: The Department of Anatomy contains a particularly strong program aimed at understanding the physiological and anatomical bases for primate perception and behavior.

Number of Staff: 16

Supported Species: 4 Macaca fascicularis (long-tailed macaque), 6 Macaca mulatta (rhesus macaque)

Last Updated: 2006-09-08

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